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Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> 7:45. happening today at the white house, president obama will talk about the economy this morning. he will focus on the income gap between the rich and the poor. he will say that income in equality and shrinking economic mobility are a fundamental threat to the american dream. he will also call for increasing the minimum wage. he's due to speak at 8:15 this morning. ktvu will provide coverage of his remarks right here on "mornings on 2." >>> about 1.3 million unemployed americans could lose federal jobless benefits starting january 1st. emergency jobless benefits for long-term unemployed people are due to expire at the end of the year unless congress appears to extend it. that doesn't seem likely right now, especially since many republicans are against it. the federal unemployment insurance kicks in for laid-off workers who use up the standard six months of state-funded compensation. >>> 7:46. it looks like human error could be to blame for last sunday's deadly train derailment in new york. a rail workers' union says the engineer, william rockefeller, admitted to losing focus and
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
november jobs report. about an hour or two ago, the labor department says the economy added 203,000 jobs in november, higher than the 183,000 estimated by economists. the unemployment rate dropped to 7%, down from 7.3. it was expected to fall to 7.2. all of this good knees means the markets are up. the dow is up 106. the nasdaq up 9. s&p up 12. >>> kohl's will hold a holiday shop-a-thon. the move will help last-minute capacity shoppers. all 1156 kohl stores will open at 6:00 in the morning on the friday before christmas and stay open for 100 consecutive hours, meaning they won't close until 6:00 on christmas eve. >>> apple launches the beacon service to help you find your way around the stores. it will be available in all 254 u.s. apple stores. it sends messages to users on their iphones. the information is based on where you are on the store. you won't get the beacon messages automatically. you must download the app and give apple permission to track you. >>> well, $7 for a gallon of milk? it's being discussed in washington, d.c. pam cook in the newsroom with the important deadline arou
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
speeches later today on the economy by top federal reserve officials. many will be looking for clues about the feds' economic stimulus program. taking a live look at the big board, the dow is up 13 and the nasdaq is up 9. s&p up 4. >>> 8:43. let's bring you up to date on some of the other top stories we're following for you right now -- the sonoma county sheriff's deputy who shot and killed 13-year-old andy lopez back in october, he's going back to work for the first time since the shooting. now, tomorrow supporters of andy lopez plan to gather outside of santa rosa city hall. they will march in protest to the sheriff's office. >>> traffic on highway 4 this morning, worse than usual. there have been two crashes. one near bailey road. another near port chicago highway. you can see the result. very slow traffic for commuters. >>> it's really cold in the bay area. another day of freezing temperatures. really dangerous for the homeless. at least four homeless people in the south bay have died of hypothermia. an autopsy will be conducted today on a man from dublin to see if the weather played a
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